The etched emblems appear within elaborate borders of strapwork, architectural elements, figures, masks, swags, fruit, etc. They include Latin mottos. Dolce’s explanatory verses appear on the leaf following each emblem. These are printed letterpress, within one of two woodcut borders, and are numbered 1-52 at the upper right (mistakes, omissions). Plates  and  each contain two emblems. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Devices (Heraldry) --Early works to 1800., Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Italian...
Translation of Alciati’s Emblemata, first published Augsburg : Heynrich Steyner, 1531. Italian text by Giovanni Marquale. Topics: Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Italian --France --16th century., Emblem books...
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, F14. Praz p. 34. "In quo human[ae] vit[ae] labyrintho demonstrato, virtutis semita pulcherrimis pr[ae]ceptis, veluti Thesei filo docet." The alternative title within an ornamental engraved framework. Contemporary vellum binding in good condition. Signatures: *4, A-P8, Q6. Topic: Emblem books, Dutch
Printer's device on t.-p.; title within ornamental border; full page woodcut of the arms of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, on verso of t.-p.; emblems illustrated with 247 woodcut engravings within ornamental borders. Marginal notes Topic: Emblems
1589byJoachim, of Fiore, ca. 1132-1202, dubious author
Date of publication transposed; imprint appears on title-page as follows: "Venetiis MDLXXXIX cum priuilegiis : Apud Hieronymum Porrum." Topics: Joachim, of Fiore, ca. 1132-1202, Catholic Church, Emblems, Emblem books, Latin, Emblem books,...
In three books, each having their own separate title page; the second book begins a new pagination sequence, continuous with that of the third book. The first book is a general discussion of emblems; the second and third books contain 50 emblems each (numbered I-L). Each of the 100 emblems begins on the recto of a leaf. The woodcut illustration (often incorporating a motto) is placed within a decorative border that encloses the 8-line verse epigram as well. It is followed by explication in... Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Spanish
"Prima, e rara edizione, dovendosi tenere per immaginaria quella di Firenze ... 1581 ... ricordata dal Mazzuchelli e dall' Haym."--Passano, I novellieri italiani in prosa. 2. ed., pte. 1, p. 42 Topic: Emblems --Early books to 1800.